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At Sultan’s only thrift store, teens learn teamwork, job skills
Teens with the Sky Valley Youth Coalition “stepped up and created the store” on Main Street.
Sultan seeks solutions to U.S. 2 gridlock — again
An open house will be held on Wednesday about several ideas to ease traffic jams. Most options call for a wider highway.
School levies failing in Marysville, Stanwood-Camano, Lakewood
Granite Falls and Sultan were passing their levies. And in Mill Creek, voters approved joining South County Fire.
Sultan, Granite Falls face cuts if school levies fail again
After-school activities and dozens of jobs could be on the chopping block. Voters will decide April 26.
Pedestrian killed by train near U.S. 2 in Sultan
The man died at the scene. The train was stopped during the investigation, blocking Mann Road.
Voters to act on school funding measures, fire district annexation
Granite Falls, Marysville, Stanwood and Sultan all suffered levy defeats in February. They’ll try again April 26.
Gender-identity clubs face resistance in some local schools
Some Snohomish County parents have objected to supportive groups for LGBTQ youth. For the kids, the clubs can be lifesavers.
A ‘three-month handshake’ led to 23 years as Sultan fire chief
Longtime Fire District 5 Chief Merlin Halverson has retired. One of his last achievements was a brand new station.
4 districts hope to change voters’ minds on school funding
Granite Falls, Marysville, Stanwood and Sultan all suffered levy defeats in this month’s special election. They’ll try again in April.
Sultan man arrested in spree of robberies at gunpoint
The suspect is accused of robbing coffee stands in Everett, Edmonds and Clearview this month while armed with a shotgun.
$1,000 budget: First-time director has high hopes for local film
“The Woman” will feature scenes shot at Norm’s Market in Lake Stevens and Flat Iron Gallery in Sultan.
Police: Driver was drunk when he killed pedestrian on U.S. 2
Christopher Kelly, 49, of Gold Bar, is being investigated for vehicular homicide in the death of Martin Milburn, 60, of Sultan.
Sultan man wanted in Washington, Idaho arrested in Montana
Jesse Spitzer, 30, is accused of multiple thefts and was on the run from law enforcement for a week.
Not so high and dry: Climate change adds to flooding risks
Road improvements are planned with future river flows in mind, starting with an area between Monroe and Sultan.
Former guard and scouts volunteer gets 14 years for child rapes
A girl told a jury that Jason Dominguez, now 36, began sexually abusing her when she was 13.
As a dam tries to mimic nature, Sultan River comes to life
Water is flowing through new channels, salmon have new spots to spawn and kayakers have more chances to battle whitewater.
Sultan police looking for tips after rash of car prowls
On Sunday, the department responded to 20 reports at Sportsman Park and trailheads near Gold Bar.
9 displaced by Sultan house fire
The Red Cross found temporary housing for the people who were living in the house.
Burn ban upgraded in Snohomish County: No recreational fires
The ban covers pretty much every city, as well as unincorporated parts of the county.
Snohomish voters want to keep an extra sales tax for roads
Voters in the Sultan area, meanwhile, were rejecting a larger commission to oversee rural Fire District 5.